Gerintech Rechargeable Desk Lamp GT-408

This small footprint lamp is perhaps the most versatile and handy of the several models I have tried from Gerintech and at just £15.99 is certainly the most inexpensive.

In the attractive mid-range box was the lamp itself, USB to micro-USB cable, and a well printed and easy to read User Guide. I include a scan of the User Guide at the end of my unboxing video.

Although lightweight and compact nevertheless build quality seems excellent. It is made almost entirely of glossy plastic but it looks more upmarket than you might expect and would be at home on any modern desk. The lamp has is larger than I was expecting and at full stretch is 18″ in height with the base about 4.7″x3.3″ x3.8″ in height. The main 5w 250 lumen gooseneck light is pretty bright at full power but has a choice of three brightness levels. The gooseneck can be bent and twisted as much as needed without causing the lamp to overbalance.

The unit is controlled by two touch-sensitive buttons on the front face of the unit. There is one button to control the gooseneck lamp, short press to turn on/off and scroll through the three brightness levels.
The second button turns the night light on or off. On the base of the lamp is the micro USB socket which can power the unit directly or charge the battery. The base also has a receptacle for pens, two clear plastic drawers and phone holder grooves.

The lamp can be powered either from the built-in rechargeable 2200mAh Li-ion Battery or from any USB socket. One charge should give between three and twenty two hours of operation depending on the light options used. No mains adaptor is provided but the socket is a standard micro-USB and cables of varying lengths are widely and easily available. The battery can be removed and looks to me to be the widely available 18650 model.

The main light is good and bright at full power, easily bright enough to work by or to use as a feature light, the Nightlight is subtle and attractive although the nightlight brightness cannot be adjusted. There is no option either to vary the colour temperature of either light.

This is simple and easy to operate desktop lamp that would be just as at home in the bedroom or nursery and a decent buy indeed for the budget-friendly Amazon price.

The Good
Good price
Good build quality
Good Battery Life
Dual power source
Excellent User Guide
Nightlight feature

The Bad
Nightlight Brightness Preset
No colour temperature control
No Mains Adaptor Included

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